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Newsletter October 2012

The best of the blends Thank you to all the wine clubs who supported the 29th annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition. It was a fierce battle of the blends, but ultimately The WWIWWEW Wine Club from Gauteng walked away with glory when they were announced the winners, beating 76 other blends! …

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Newsletter August 2012

Every morning the sun lifts her head slightly earlier, a sign that the seasons are changing. We have some great things in store here at Blaauwklippen to keep you occupied until Mother Nature welcomes spring!   Sweet luxuries Join us for the ultimate chocolate paring, giving you the chance to …

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Newsletter July 2012

Brrrrandy! We are in the middle of another gripping Cape Winter and my favourite way to stay warm is sipping on our new release 10 year old Potstilled Brandy, no more brrrr after tasting this little number and that is a Rolf Zeitvogel guarantee!   The Brandy was made from …

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Quo Vadis, Zinfandel?

‘Why isn’t Zinfandel more widely grown in South Africa?’ I’m sitting in the tasting room at Blaauwklippen Vineyards just outside Stellenbosch, with estate GM and cellarmaster Rolf Zeitvogel, as he talks about his journey with this capricious niche varietal, so little known in South Africa. He pauses, deep in thought. …

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Blaauwklippen vind sy nis

’n Stellenbosse wynplaas het met ’n skaars kultivar vir hom ’n nismark geskep. Zinfandel is ’n moeilike perd in die wingerd, maar wanneer dit eers in die bottel is, swymel selfs die Hollywood-liefling Charlize Theron daaroor. Lees meer 

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